Living in today can be hard. I fear for the future — I fear losing my loved ones or watching them suffer in ways I can’t help. I have battled these demons for years. I Recognize now that when they have gotten the best of me, I’ve been at my unhealthiest. I am working hard to Be present. I understand better than ever before that when we try to walk backwards we can get hurt, cause hurt, and make a real mess of things.
Be Present. The present is the only time we have any control over.
Smile, laugh, be kind. If you don’t know how, start small. Smile at a stranger. Play with a puppy. Watch a comedy. Look at the sky. Those are the things I am doing more of now.